User Manual
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce
the risk of fire, electric shock and/or injury to persons, including the following:
. Read all instructions before using the coffeemaker.
. Do not touch the coffeemaker’s hot surfaces,
. To protect against electric shock, do not immerse the power cord, power plug, or
coffeemaker in water or other liquid.
. Close adult supervision Is necessary when this appliance is used by or near children.
. Turn the coffeemaker off and unplug the power cord from the power source when the
coffeemaker or clock are not in use and before cleaning. Allow the coffeemaker parts to
cool before putting on or taking off parts and before cleaning the appliance.
. Do not operate any appliance wlth a damaged cord or plug or operate it after the
appliance malfunctions or has been damaged in any manner. Return this appliance only to
the nearest authorized service center for examination, repair or adjustment.
. The use of accessoty attachments other than MR. COFFEE’ brand may cause hazards or injuries.
. Do not use outdoors.
. Do not let the power cord hang over the edge of a table or counter or allow it to come
in contact with hot surfaces.
. Do not place this appliance on or near a hot gas or electric burner or in a heated oven.
. To disconnect, turn the coffeemaker OFF, then remove the power plug from wall outlet.
. Do not use the coffeemaker for other than intended use.
. Place the coffeemaker on a hard, flat level surface to avoid interruption of air flow
underneath the appliance.
. This coffeemaker Is designed for household use only.
Decanter use end care
Follow the Instructions below to reduce or eliminate the chance of breaking the
This decanter Is designed for use with your MR. COFFEE” coffeemaker and
therefore must never be used on a rangetop
or in any oven, including a
microwave oven.
Do not set a hot decanter on a wet or cold surface.
Do not use a cracked decanter or a decanter having a loose or weakened handle.
Do not clean the decanter with abrasive cleansers, steel wool pads or other
abrasive materials.
Discard the decanter immediately if it is ever boiled dry.
Protect the decanter from sharp blows, scratches or rough handling.
Warning: To reduce the risk of flre or electric shock, do not remove any service
covers. There are no user serviceable parts inside the coffeemaker. Only authorized
personnel should repair the coffeemaker.
Special cord set instructions
I. A short power supply cord is provided to reduce the hazards resulting from becoming
entangled In or tripping over a longer cord.
2. An extension cord may be purchased and used if care is exercised In its use.
3. If an extension cord is used, the marked electrical rating of the extension cord must be at
least 10 amps and 1 PO volts. The resulting extended cord must be arranged so that it will
not drape over the countertop or tabietop where it can be pulled on by children or
tripped over accidentally.
*This appliance has a polarized plug (ont blade Is wider than the other). To reduce the
risk of electric shock, this plug will flt in a polarized outlet only one way. if the plug
fit,contact a qualified
does not flt fully In the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit
electrician. Do not modify the plug in any way.
Table of Contents
Adjusting the power cord length . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting the clock (models UNX2O and UNX23 only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Cleaning the coffeemaker before first use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Addingwaterandgroundcoffee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Brewingcoffee now . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Brewing coffee later (using the delay timer, models UNXQO and UNXQ3 only) . .7
Cleaning the coffeemaker between brew cycles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Maintaining your coffeemaker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cleaningthecoffeemaker.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cleaning the decanter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacementparts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Repairs.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Questions, comments and suggestions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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One-year limited warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting up your coffeemaker
Congratulations on your new MR. COFFEE’ coffeemaker! Please read these
instructions carefully before using your new coffeemaker. Proper use, care and
maintenance will ensure trouble-free operation and the long life of this appliance.
Save these instructions for cleaning and, if necessary, replacement parts information.
Coffeemaker features
Your new MR. COFFEE” coffeemaker has the following features:
1 I-cup brewing capacity
Pause N’ Serve - Can’t wait for the coffee to finish brewing? The Pause N’ Serve
feature allows you up to 30 seconds to pour a cup of coffee while the coffee is
still brewing.
Programmable controls (models UNXPO and UNX23 only)
- Clock: The LED clock serves as a handy kitchen clock, as well as allows you to
set the timer.
- Timer: Would you like to wake up to a fresh pot of coffee? The timer allows
you to preset when you would like the coffeemaker to brew your coffee
automatically, up to 24 hours in advance.
- Two-hour auto shut off: This safety feature keeps your coffee warm for 2
hours after you brew, then automatically turns off.
lighted ON/OFF switch (models UN1 2 and UN1 3 only) - This safety feature
reminds you that your coffeemaker is on.
Water window - The water window on the water reservoir allows you to
quickly and accurately see exactly how much water you have added to the
Removable filter basket - The removable filter basket allows you to easily lift
the filter basket from the brew basket to add or remove a filter and ground
Non-stick warming plate - This feature prevents the decanter from sticking to
the surface of the warming plate.
Cord storage - Allows you to store extra cord length for a tidy countertop.
Ergonomically designed handle - Provides comfort, control and confidence
when pouring.
Drip-resistant decanter - Designed to help prevent drips after pouring.
Coffeemaker features
‘1. ON/OFF switch
(models UN1 2 and
UN13 only)
2. control panel
(models UNX20 and
UNX23 only)
b. MIN. (minute)
c. Delay Brew
d. PM indicator
e. On-Off indicator
g. Clock display
i. HOUR button
3. removable filter
4. brew basket lid
5. water reservoir
6. hinged water
reservoir lid
7. water window
8. power cord
9. MR. COFFEE brand
8-12 cup basket style
coffee filters
(not Included)
10. MR. COFFEE” brand
permanent filter
(not included)
11. warming plate
13. brew basket
Adjusting the power cord length
You can customize the length of the power cord up
to 3 feet so that it is the exact length you desire.
To increase the length of the power cord:
Grasp the power cord (not the power plug)
and gently pull it away from the coffeemaker.
To decrease the length of the power cord:
Grasp the power cord a few inches away
from where it attaches to the coffeemaker.
Slowly feed it into the coffeemaker.
getting the clock (models UNX2O and UNX23 only)
The clock flashes on the control panel to indicate that it has not been set.
&m You must set the clock if you want to use the timer feature.
To set the clock:
fl$ A
Press and hold the HOUR button until the
clock displays the correct hour. See fig. A.
The PM indicator will light to indicate a PM
time; if the PM indicator is not lit, the time
is AM.
fig. B
Press and hold the MIN. button until the
clock displays the correct minute. See fig. 6.
The clock is now set.
Brewing coffee
Cleaning the coffeemaker before first use
Follow the steps under “Adding water and ground coffee” and “Brewing coffee now,”
(pages 4-5) but do not add coffee grounds.
Selecting and measuring ground coffee
For best results, use coffee ground for use with automatic drip coffee makers. The
amounts shown below are suggested amounts
To brew...
Use this amount of ground coffee
12 cups
10 cups
8 cups
6 cups
4 cups
Q cups
11 tablespoons or 5+% scoops
9 tablespoons or 4+‘/9 scoops
7 tablespoons or 3+‘/~ scoops
6 tablespoons or 3 scoops
5 tablespoons or 2+‘/~ scoops
3 tablespoons or 1 +‘/z scoops
two level tablespoons = one level scoop
one cup = five ounces brewed coffee
Adding water and ground coffee
Open the brew basket lid and lift out the
removable filter basket.
Place a MR. COFFEE” brand 8-12 cup
paper filter or a MR. COFFEE” permanent
gold-tone filter in the removable filter
Add the desired amount of ground
coffee to the filter. Gently shake the filter
basket to level the ground coffee.
Return the filter basket to the brew basket.
Be certain that the filter is centered in the
filter basket and then close the lid to the
brew basket.
Fill the water reservoir with the desired
amount of tap water.
Use the water window marks to
measure the water, not the decanter
4 marks. The decanter marks measure
tz7brewed coffee only.
Place the decanter on the warming plate.
Make sure the decanter is squarely
centered on the warming plate or
the water and grounds will
overflow from the brew basket. An
overflow may cause personal injury
or damage to property.
To reduce the risk of damaging the
decanter and/or the risk of
personal injury, do not add cold
water to the decanter if the
decanter is already hot. Allow the
decanter to cool before using.
Do not brew coffee while the brew
basket lid is open.
Brewing coffee now
For models UNIP and UNI$
Place the ON/OFF switch in the ON position.
The ON/OFF switch will light, indicating that
the coffeemaker is on and the brew cycle
will begin. When the coffee stops flowing,
the brew cycle is complete.
While the coffee is brewing, the Pause
N’ Serve feature allows you to sneak a
cup of coffee from the decanter.
To turn off the coffeemaker, press
the ON/OFF switch.
If the brew basket oveflows
or fails
to empty into the decanter, do not
open the brew basket. Unplug the
coffeemaker and wait for the
contents to cool before handling.
For models UNX2O and UNX23:
Press the BREW NOW button,
The ON-OFF indicator will light, indicating
that the coffeemaker is on and the brew
cycle will begin. When the coffee stops
flowing, the brew cycle is complete.
To turn off the coffeemaker, press the BREW
NOW button.
If the brew basket overflows or fails
to empty into the decanter, do not
open the brew basket. Unplug the
coffeemaker and wait for the
contents to cool before handling.
Brewing coffee later
(using the delay timer, models UNX20 and UNX23 oniy)
You must set the time that you would like the
coffeemaker to begin brewing your coffee.
Press and hold the PRESS HOLD button.
While still pressing and holding the PRESS
HOLD button, press and hold the HOUR
button until the clock displays the hour you
desire. The PM indicator will light to indicate
a PM time; if the PM indicator is not lit, the
time is AM.
While still pressing and holding the PRESS
HOLD button, press and hold the MIN.
button until the clock displays the correct
Release the PRESS HOLD button.
Press the DELAY BREW button.
The Delay Brew indicator will light. The delay
timer is set and the coffeemaker will begin
brewing the coffee at the time you selected.
If you want your coffee to brew at the
same time the following day, simply
add the desired amount of ground
coffee, fill the water reservoir and
press the DELAY BREW button.
Cleaning the coffeemaker between brew cycles
To clean up the used coffee grounds and fllter:
Discard the grounds and paper filter and rinse the
filter basket. You may also wash the filter basket in
the dishwasher.
Rinse the decanter with warm water. You may also
wash the decanter in the dishwasher (top rack
dishwasher safe only).
Make sure the coffeemaker is turned off when the decanter is
Brewed coffee and grounds are both very hot. Handle them with
care to avoid scalding injuries.
Unplug the coffeemaker’s power cord if you are not using the
coffeemaker or clock,
Maintaining your coffeemaker
Maintaining your coffeemaker and its parts will help extend the life of the appliance.
Cleaning the coffeemaker
Your coffeemaker must be cleaned when you notice any of the follow conditions:
excessive steamlng
Increased brew cycle times
the pumping action stops before all of the water has been pumped from the
water reservoir
These conditions are caused by lime or other mineral deposits.
How frequently you clean your coffeemaker depends upon the hardness of your tap
water. The following table gives suggested cleaning intervals.
l@e of water
Cleaning frequency
Soft water
Hard water
Every 80 brew cycles
Every 40 brew cycles
To clean mineral deposits from your coffeemaker:
Pour four cups of undiluted white
household vinegar into the water reservoir.
Place a paper filter into the removable filter
basket and close the brew basket lid.
Place the empty decanter on the warming
Maker sure to center the decanter
! squarely on the warming plate to
avoid the possibility of overflow.
Start the brew cycle for models:
l UNIQ and UN13
Place the ON/OFF switch in the ON
position to turn the coffeemaker on.
Press the BREW NOW button to turn the
coffeemaker on.
When three cups of vinegar have flowed
into the decanter, turn the coffeemaker off
and let the vinegar stand for 30 minutes.
Place the decanter on the warming plate
and turn the coffeemaker back on and let
all the vinegar flow through. When the brew
cycle is complete, turn the coffeemaker off
and discard both the vinegar and the paper
Fill the decanter with tap water and pour it
into the water reservoir.
Place the decanter on the warming plate
and turn the coffeemaker on and allow it to
complete a brew cycle.
Discard the water in the decanter and turn
the coffeemaker off. Repeat steps 7 through
9 to flush all traces of vinegar from the
Cleaning the decanter
Hard water can leave a whitish stain on the
decanter. Coffee and tea may then turn the stain
To remove decanter stains:
Fil the decanter with a solution of equal
parts tap water and vinegar and let the
solution stand in the decanter for
approximately PO minutes.
Discard the solution and wash and rinse the
Do not use harsh abrasive cleansers
/\ that may scratch the decanter;
scratches may cause the decanter
to break.
Service and maintenance
Replacement parts
. Filters
For better tasting coffee and tea, we recommend that you use MR. COFFEE
brand 8-12 cup paper filters or MR. COFFEE” brand permanent filters. These
filters are available at most grocery stores.
You can usually purchase a replacement decanter from the store where you
purchased your coffeemaker. If you are unable to find a replacement, please
call I-800 MR COFFEE (l-800-672-6333) in the U.S. and Canada for information
on where you can find a store that carries replacement decanters,
If your coffeemaker requires service, do not return it to the store where you
purchased it. All repairs must be made by Sunbeam or by an authorized
MR. COFFEEaD Service Center. If you live in the U.S. or Canada, please call us at the
following toll-free telephone number to find the location of the nearest authorized
service center:
l-800 MR COFFEE (l-800-672-6333)
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. EST
To assist us in serving you, please have the model number (UNIP, UN13, UNX20 or
UNX23) and date of purchase information when you call.
Questions, comments and suggestions
We welcome your thoughts; please include your complete name, address and
telephone number when you write or e-mail us at:
Consumer Affairs Department
A Product of Sunbeam Corporation
p.0. Box 948389
Maitland, FL 32794-8389
One-year limited warranty
Sunbeam Products, Inc. (“Sunbeam”) warrants that for a period of one year from the date of
purchase, this product will be free from defects in material and workmanship. Sunbeam, at its
option, will repair or replace this product or any component of the product found to be
defective during the warranty period. Replacement will be made with a new or remanufactured
product or component. If the product is no longer available, replacement may be made with a
similar product of equal or greater value. This is your exclusive warrant-y.
This warranty is valid for the original retail purchaser from the date of initial retail purchase and
is not transferable. Keep the original sales receipt. Proof of purchase is required to obtain
warranty performance+ Sunbeam dealers, service centers, or retail stores selling Sunbeam
products do not have the right to alter modify or in any way change the terms or conditions of
this warranty.
This warranty does not cover normal wear of parts or damage resulting from any of the
following: negligent use or misuse of the product, use on improper voltage or current, use
contrary to the operating instructions, disassembly, repair or alteration by anyone other than
Sunbeam or an authorized service center. Further, the warranty does not cover Acts of God,
such as fire, flood, hurricanes and tornadoes.
Sunbeam shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages caused by the breach
of any express or implied warranty. Except to the extent prohibited by applicable law, any
implied warranty of merchantability
or fitness for a particular purpose Is limited in duration to
the duration of the above warranty. Some states, provinces or jurisdictions do not allow the
exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages or limitation on how long an
implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty
gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state or
province to province.
How to Obtain Warranty Service
Take the product to an authorized Sunbeam service center. You may obtain a list of service
centers and other repair/replacement instructions by calling (800 831-9678)
or send an e-mail
Please include name, address, telephone
number, product model number and description of the problem.
For product questions:
Sunbeam Consumer Service
PO BOX 948389
Do not send product to the above address
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